For my final major project idea I wanted to link it with my dissertation. In my dissertation I wrote about a Japanese trend which is called”Kawaii” culture (kawaii translating in english cute”, the history and the good side of the culture of expressing yourself and the bad side of the trend which is stereotyping Japanese… Continue reading FMP : Idea
Last Friday Tinkerlink came in to see what the students who wanted to work on their brief has come up so far. It was nice to see different range of ideas, I was mostly drawn to Rosie’s idea of having many different illustrations with the phrase use a little charm with a pastel colored background,… Continue reading Design Comp : Tinkerlink
On Friday afternoon we had a workshop with Rachel Gannon the new head of Visual communication, she taught us a method of by using charcoal and erasing repetitively it can create a quick vivid animation. In my opinion it was a fun workshop because you can alter it’s movements and have a small narrative.
On Tuesday afternoon we gathered to have a presentation about our studios and what we do as a collective. Each studio showed their processes and briefs, and in addition we also had design competition and CIP have a presentation of their own.
During lunch time we given a take by a practitioner named Alex Donne Johnson, he showed us an interesting range of his work and videos. In my opinion it was very exciting seeing him talk about his work but this talk didn’t appeal to me as much as other talks.
On Friday morning we started off by laying out our work on separate places (e.g. Beyond the limits, tinkerlink, visual identity, secret seven etc) We did this to show what we’ve done and to listen to feed back from others to get more a expanded opinions instead of hearing from one person. After Cecile showed… Continue reading Design comp : Presenting work
Yesterday Friday we were given an interesting talk from Ricardo about Logos. He pointed out logos by their shape; the sequence of cognition branding, identity and self promotion. We started a small activity where we drew out shapes (such as squares, circles etc) Then showed us examples of logos with a round shape and a… Continue reading Design Comp : Logos
On Wednesday morning me and Leon went to the welcome collection to look and be inspired for our Sensory : Beyond the Limits brief. Within the exhibition it shows recreation of murals and objects found in an 17th century temple of Serpent spirits (Lukhang) located in an island in Tibet. Most of the illustrations show… Continue reading Tibet’s secret temple
In design competition, Marta and Sophie decided to take the exhibition route to display their work to the public and to sell prints and stickers of their own work. Marta displayed her flora of Hyde park collection along with collections of various animals; Where Sophie displayed her portraits along with her selfie collection where she… Continue reading Ginger Moose exhibition
Moving onto the messy part of printmaking, I took my idea downstairs onto the first floor to get started, I first chose a screen and used the stencil remover to remove any old stencils that was used onto the screen to prevent it from mixing up from my own. Once that was done, I left… Continue reading Screen printing&Final outcome